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Pattern Reviews> EvaDress> E50-3818 (1956 Evening Gown)

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Posted on:1/26/10 1:49 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 35 people   
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TJSEWS said... (5/4/10 9:05 PM) Reply
Unbelievably beautiful!
Lynn67 said... (1/27/10 6:39 PM) Reply
WOW! I'm finishing up a dress and never heard of this place before or I would've checked it out. Your work is beautiful and you're stunning!
SamaraK. said... (1/27/10 4:50 PM) Reply
wow! Wonderful!
ryan's mom said... (1/27/10 6:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful!!!
Sewnla said... (1/27/10 1:08 AM) Reply
Gorgeous. You looked right out of the 50's you must have wowed the audience. You are amazing to be able to sew like that and to be able to sing - what talent.
skae said... (1/26/10 11:43 PM) Reply
I just ordered this patterns and plan on making a dress for my daughter. I just loved the detail and the dress. Its just stunning. Thanks
CynthiaSue said... (1/26/10 11:01 PM) Reply
you are so inspiring Virginie! utterly gorgeous dress and gorgeous you!
amy in mpls said... (1/26/10 9:58 PM) Reply
beautiful!! absolutely gorgeous! (now we want the you tube!)
zazzie said... (1/26/10 9:30 PM) Reply
Un mot: magnifique.
Karen6790 said... (1/26/10 9:27 PM) Reply
Absolutely amazing - love the black and white photos because you and your fabulous dress look like old movie stills! Beautiful color on you as well.
rozzybabe said... (1/26/10 8:44 PM) Reply
I've wanted to sew a formal dress from the Eva Dress site for a long time, but have always been nervous just in case I picked something too detailed, or not a suitable style/silhouette. I've looked at this pattern before, & thank you so much for your comment that it's not as restrictive at the lower flounce. Your dress is absolutely stunning; your fabric choice couldn't have been better. A fabulous look & even more amazing sewing job. Thanks for all the tips! This will be my first "formal" style purchase from Eva dress. Congratulations on a successful evening; you looked elegant & beautiful!
Nancy K said... (1/26/10 8:27 PM) Reply
Absolutely fabulous! You need to upgrade your experience; you are certainly more than intermediate!
SusiM said... (1/26/10 7:28 PM) Reply
Just stunning!! This is a very special gown!
nellc said... (1/26/10 6:30 PM) Reply
You look gorgeous in your beautiful dress!
DorothyK said... (1/26/10 5:41 PM) Reply
Spectacular. Perfect for the event and perfect for you. It must have been such a thrill to wear it. I like your idea for the summer dress also.
DorothyK said... (1/26/10 5:41 PM) Reply
Spectacular. Perfect for the event and perfect for you. It must have been such a thrill to wear it. I like your idea for the summer dress also.
moushka said... (1/26/10 3:40 PM) Reply
Between this incredible dress and your article in Threads, you're becoming a PR legend! Wonderful dress, terrific review. You're such an inspiration!
RLL said... (1/26/10 2:36 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful. What dedication you had considering your time constraint. WOW....really beautiful.
Mahler said... (1/26/10 2:10 PM) Reply
You simply look magnificent. Quelle robe madame, quelle robe! Perfect review. By chance Madeleine was there to save you. Your muslin is so nice, can't you dye it and wear it as a summer dress ;-) Quel travail de maitre ! I am so fully impressed.
Passion4Sewing said... (1/26/10 1:26 PM) Reply
Stunning! I'm sure you turned some heads!
squirrellypoo said... (1/26/10 12:59 PM) Reply
Gorgeous!! Thanks so much for this review and your comments on EvaDress - I've got several of their patterns in my wishlist so it's great to hear good things aout them!
ssssdeb said... (1/26/10 12:16 PM) Reply
You did an awesome job and look absolutely stunning!
ssssdeb said... (1/26/10 12:16 PM) Reply
You did an awesome job and look absolutely stunning!
SueV said... (1/26/10 11:18 AM) Reply
wow! love it! great review
Barbara V said... (1/26/10 11:08 AM) Reply
What a masterpiece! Such a perfect beautiful dress for your singing event. Lovely work, great pictures; you look fabulous!
Cowtown Karen said... (1/26/10 10:59 AM) Reply
Utterly fantastic!
Cowtown Karen said... (1/26/10 10:57 AM) Reply
Utterly fantastic!
DaisyEsq said... (1/26/10 10:30 AM) Reply
Stunning!
ClioBklyn said... (1/26/10 10:22 AM) Reply
WOW! Simply stunning! Great job.
Sickofitcindy said... (1/26/10 10:03 AM) Reply
The dress came out wonderfully and you look beautiful. Well done!
colorkitten said... (1/26/10 9:50 AM) Reply
Fantastic dress! And thanks for all the info on this pattern company, too.
Sigrid. said... (1/26/10 9:45 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress, so well suited for the occasion. You look fabulous.
carolynw said... (1/26/10 9:35 AM) Reply
Virginie this is over the top beautiful and it fits you like a dream. Beautiful and so elegant in every way. Loved your article in Threads!
Christas said... (1/26/10 9:33 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous!
Kellie R. said... (1/26/10 9:20 AM) Reply
This dress is breathtaking and you look stunning wearing it! What a perfect event in which to wear such a gown. I'm the attendees of the event had all eyes on YOU! Fabulous, just fabulous!
Catbird said... (1/26/10 8:30 AM) Reply
I have been in suspense since this drama began and I could hardly wait to see how it all turned out. This was worth the wait -- it's absolutely gorgeous!! You look tiny, elegant, happy and at ease on stage. You must have set a speed record on this project, and you proved you have nerves of steel. I am so impressed and I LOVE your favorite b&w picture. Excellent review, too. Wow.
cindyann said... (1/26/10 8:13 AM) Reply
My goodness, that is just lovely! You look gorgeous!
MsMaryO said... (1/26/10 8:02 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful!
newmama said... (1/26/10 6:54 AM) Reply
Stunning, gorgeous, very flattering. Absolutely amazing dress that looks wonderful on you. Even the muslin has "wow" factor!
Elke said... (1/26/10 5:38 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress looks fabulous on you! I enjoyed reading your review with lovely photos.
Paris75008 said... (1/26/10 5:34 AM) Reply
Oops, double post. I must have been under the spell of that gorgeamous dress!
Paris75008 said... (1/26/10 5:29 AM) Reply
Oh m'gosh. What an amazing glamorous dress and you look simply STUNNING wearing it. Only 2 days to make it? That has to be some kind of sewing record. Thanks for the very helpful review and the lovely pics.
Peter in NYC said... (1/26/10 4:46 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! Looks fantastic on you.
dingyadi said... (1/26/10 4:40 AM) Reply
Utterly beautiful!
joanico said... (1/26/10 4:36 AM) Reply
Just amazing!
Vonnevo said... (1/26/10 4:29 AM) Reply
WOW !!! Gorgeous, glamourous, stylish and sophisticated !!! This jazz fan would love to hear a little snippet of you singing too :)
Elona said... (1/26/10 3:05 AM) Reply
What a lovely, lovely dress, and you look beautiful in it!
QuiltSewSewSue said... (1/26/10 2:33 AM) Reply
Simply gorgeous!
Birgitte said... (1/26/10 2:27 AM) Reply
I adore this on you, and I had to go straight to the picture of you with the band :)) you did an amazing job and I hope you get many more opportunities to wear it- just stunning. And a very helpful review, thank you.
jilly cooper said... (1/26/10 2:05 AM) Reply
5 hours on the bust drape - wow, no wonder the dress looks fantastic. love the fabric too, just oozes style :)
 
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